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Robert Breer (1926–2011)

Robert Breer was born on September 30, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Carlton Breer. He was a director and cinematographer, known for What Goes Up (2003), For Life, Against the War (1967) and Form Phases II (1953). He was married to Kate Flax. He died on August 11, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »


(age 84) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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What Goes Up Director
Form Phases II Director
Form Phases III Director


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 2003 What Goes Up (Short)
 2000 Atoz (Short)
 1997 Time Flies (Short)
 1993 Sparkill Ave! (Short)
 1989 A Frog on the Swing (Short)
 1988 New Order: Blue Monday 1988 (Video short)
 1986 Bang! (Short)
 1982 Trial Balloons (Short)
 1979 T.Z. (Short)
 1978 Lmno (Short)
 1977 77 (Short)
 1976 Rubber Cement (Short)
 1974 Fuji (Short)
 1972 Gulls and Buoys (Short)
 1970 70 (Short)
 1968 69 (Short)
 1968 Pbl 2 (Short)
 1967 For Life, Against the War (Documentary)
 1966 66 (Short)
 1964 Fist Fight (Short)
 1963 Breathing (Short)
 1962 Horse Over Tea Kettle (Short)
 1962 Pat's Birthday (Short)
 1961 Blazes (Short)
 1960 Inner and Outer Space (Short)
 1959 Eyewash (Short)
 1958 Par avion (Short)
 1957 Jamestown Baloos (Short)
 1956 Cats (Short)
 1956 Motion Pictures (Short)
 1956 Recreation (Short)
 1956 Recreation II (Short)
 1955 Image by Images II (Short)
 1955 Image by Images III (Short)
 1955 Image by Images IV (Short)
 1954 A Miracle (Short)
 1954 Form Phases IV (Short)
 1954 Image by Images (Short)
 1953 Form Phases II (Short)
 1953 Form Phases III (Short)
 1952 Form Phases (Short)
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In all my work I tried to amaze myself with something, and the only way you can amaze yourself is to create a situation in which an accident can happen.


His father, Carl, an automotive engineer who designed the Chrysler Airflow, also invented a personal 3-D camera that he used to document family vacations. See more »

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